Meghan McCain clashes with Joy Behar as the 'sacrificial Republican' on 'The View'

“The View” co-host Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainMeghan McCain shares story of miscarriage Meghan McCain shares video of father shutting down supporter who called Obama an 'Arab' after Trump rally Meghan McCain slams Rand Paul over blocking 9/11 compensation funding: 'This is a disgrace' MORE referred to herself as the show's “sacrificial Republican” in a clash with co-host Joy BeharJosephine (Joy) Victoria BeharWilliamson says she believes in vaccines, acknowledges 'self-inflicted wound' Joy Behar on Trump: 'Why can't he be brought up on charges of hate speech?' The Hill's Morning Report - 2020 jitters hit both parties in the Senate MORE Wednesday morning.

The show’s panel was discussing President Trump’s 2020 campaign launch in Orlando the day before, and McCain was explaining why she thinks Trump remains popular among his supporters.

“Sometimes it’s not that they love Trump so much. It’s that they hate the same things Trump hates. That’s what’s going on,” McCain said.


When Behar launched back asking if Trump’s supporters hate black people and immigrants, McCain responded that she thinks people should remain “open minded” and not judge the crowd who attended the campaign rally Tuesday night.  

“I know you’re angry. I get that you’re angry that Trump’s president like a lot of people are, but I don’t think yelling at me is going to fix the problem,” McCain said.

“Being the sacrificial Republican every day, I’m just trying to — don’t feel bad for me, bitch, I’m paid to do this. Don’t feel bad for me,” McCain added. She clarified that she and Behar call each other “bitch” all the time.

McCain also hit Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamDemocrats should rise above and unify against Trump's tweets US-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Media cried wolf: Calling every Republican a racist lost its bite MORE (R-S.C.) Wednesday morning, who tweeted he was “honored” to fly down to Florida with the president for the rally.

“The President has a compelling story to tell. Whether it’s nominating conservative judges, defeating ISIS, or cutting taxes and creating jobs, I look forward to helping share that story and spreading his conservative vision. Now....On to Victory! #Trump2020,” Graham tweeted.

“The transformation’s complete. Your political transformation is complete into a Trumper,” McCain said.